Trade & Industry Development Magazine

November/December 2012
November/December 2012

From Logistics options and guidance to the latest intelligence on the Metals and Plastics manufacturing industries and its pertinence to location decisions, executive site selectors will find exclusive editorial in the November-December issue of Trade & Industry Development magazine that provides the information they need to make critical economic development decisions—whether it is for expansions or new ventures.

Ports and inland ports, insight into the economic development picture in five U.S. states, and an in-depth view of a host of Canadian locales round out this dynamic year-end issue.

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In this issue...

After decades of underperformance, how and why Louisiana has rocketed up leading barometers of state business climates. more...

Plastics Industry Geography Could be Shifting
What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?
Finding an Optimal Distribution Network Strategy without Betting the Business
Logistics and Distribution Business is Robust with Activity
Improved Freight Connections with America’s Seaports Crucial to Recovery
Freight Rail: Private Infrastructure Investments Powering our Economy
By Water and by Land: Ports of North America
Special Reports
The Search for Prime Logistics Gateway Locations
Texas: A Land of Opportunity No Matter What the Industry
Georgia: Fueling Logistics Competitiveness
Reinventing Michigan: Relentless Positive Action
New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment—For Business
Louisiana: The Emerging Economic Powerhouse of the South
Canada: The Case for Canada
Ontario: Ontario In-Depth